Ventura County Transportation Commission Executive Director
This is an outstanding career opportunity to lead a dynamic and impactful organization in Ventura County. The Ventura County Transportation Commission desires an innovative, resourceful public sector executive to oversee this agency and provide ethical, transparent leadership while working to improve Ventura County’s transportation system and increasing the quality of life. VCTC is a state-designated regional transportation planning agency (RTPA) created to address regional transportation issues.
In seeking a new Executive Director, key responsibilities of this position will include providing executive leadership and guidance to the organization and ultimately promoting VCTC’s mission to enhance mobility both locally and regionally by working collaboratively with each of the cities, the county, and other partner agencies to plan for, fund, and manage a wide array of activities designed to keep Ventura County moving. VCTC has a FY21/22 budget of $82M million including an administrative budget of $1.8M million with 23 allocated positions which includes a 6-member executive management team reporting directly to the Executive Director. This at-will position reports directly to the Commission.
A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is strongly preferred. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Significant responsible managerial experience in regional, city, county, state, or federal administration or planning with at least 8 years in a highly responsible leadership and executive management capacity is required, including 3 years at a department head level.
Specific salary will be based upon evaluation of a candidate’s overall ability to provide exemplary leadership to the organization. For further information on compensation, questions should be directed to Ralph Andersen & Associates. VCTC provides excellent benefits.
Candidates should apply by October 25, 2021. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume [email protected]. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Fred Wilson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.